Topic: Nutrition

Throwing away food

Current Event February 19, 2014

Throwing Away Food

Life Science Agriculture Nutrition

On average, we throw away around 40% of our food. Sarah Ramirez, a Stanford Ph.D, decided to fight hunger by picking crops from fields and yards that would’ve been trashed. Listen to this story to learn if her efforts are successful.

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Kraft's orange cheese fraud

Current Event February 7, 2014

Kraft's Orange Cheese Fraud

Technology Health Engineering Nutrition

Kraft’s Mac and Cheese products are going through a change because parents and nutritionists believe that the food coloring caused hyper activity in children.

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Paleo diet cavities

Current Event January 15, 2014

Paleo Diet Cavities

Health Ancient Civilization Nutrition

The remains of hunter-gatherers were found in a cave dating back 12,000 to 15,000 years ago. These people did not grow food, but rather, foraged for it. What interests scientists is that the hunter-gatherers were found with cavities, despite the “paleo diet.” Listen to this story to learn the culprit of cavities.

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